verb (used with or without object), gied, gied or gien [geen] /gin/, gie·ing. Chiefly Scot.
noun, plural GI’s or GIs.
- a member or former member of the U.S. armed forces, especially an enlisted soldier.
- rigidly adhering to military regulations and practices; regimented; spit-and-polish: a platoon leader who tried to be more GI than anyone else.
- of a standardized style or type issued by the U.S. armed forces: GI shoes; GI blankets.
- conforming to the regulations or practices of the U.S. armed forces: Every recruit must get a GI haircut.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of a U.S. enlisted person: a typical peacetime GI complaint.
verb (used with object), GI’d, GI’ing.
- to clean in preparation for inspection: to GI the barracks.
verb (used without object), GI’d, GI’ing.
- to follow military regulations and customs closely; shape up: You’d better learn to GI if you want to be promoted.
- a loose-fitting white suit worn in judo, karate, and other martial artsa karate gi
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noun US informal
- plural GIs or GI’s a soldier in the US Army, esp an enlisted man
- conforming to US Army regulations; of standard government issue
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- a Scot word for give
- Gingival Index